Vencore Software Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate need for Software Engineers in Raleigh, NC, St. Louis, MO, San Mateo, CA, Wilkes Barre, PA, Eagan, MI.

Under general direction, conducts or participates in multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems software. Determines computer user needs; advises hardware designers on machine characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Designs, develops, and provides customization of various applications to meet a series of pre-defined requirements to be met through the use of various programming languages and possibly machine and assembly languages. Performs all functional duties independently. Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s). Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.


  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience in software development and/or related field;

  • A degree from an accredited College/University in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline is preferred;

  • Able to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program;

  • Able to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job;

  • Experience training/mentoring less experienced personnel;

  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with designing, developing, implementing, and utilizing information systems;

  • Extensive experience collaborating with equipment designers and hardware engineers to optimize the interaction of system and application software with the hardware platform on which it executes;

  • Extensive experience developing compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems;

  • Extensive experience collaborating with end users to define new system requirements;

  • Extensive experience with one or more application software languages (e.g. Java, C#, etc) and/or one or more machine/assembly languages;

  • Extensive experience providing customization of software applications to meet pre-defined requirements through the use of application programming languages and/or machine/assembly languages;

  • Be a US Citizen, have earned permanent residence status (Green Card), or have lived in the US for the past 5 years;

  • Able to obtain Postal clearance;

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Postal clearance process includes drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.

  • Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process.

  • If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.

  • Candidate cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years, military service excepted. (Exception does not include military family members.)

  • All overtime must be pre-approved in writing by the client manager or his/her designated representative.

  • Agency will not be reimbursed for overtime charges without previous written authorization. Authorized overtime will be reimbursed at straight time.

  • The enforced dress code is business casual, i.e. collared shirt with slacks for men, no skirts above the knee for women.

Support Hours and Possibility of Travel

  • Hours of support:

o The standard work week for contract staff will be 5 days a week and 8 hours per day preferable Monday through Friday.

o Contract staff may be required to travel to support business efforts.

Job: Services

Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Raleigh

Other Locations: United States-Missouri-St. Louis, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Minnesota-Eagan, United States-Pennsylvania-Wilkes Barre

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day Job

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

EEO Tagline Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Req ID: 1683196